Church News
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Griefshare at St. Johns Griefshare is offered by St. Johns United Methodist Church, 300 N. Pine St., Seaford, on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 4-5:30 p.m., in the Wesley Lounge. The Journey of Grief, part two, will be presented. No children or childcare.

Jerry Jones Ministry schedule Jerry Jones Ministry will perform on the following dates in October. Oct. 8 - Gospel at the Mill, 3390 Linchester Rd., Preston, Md., to benefit the historical Linchester Mill. Noon. Admission is $5; children are free. Tours, food, and gospel music with Jerry Jones, Bay City, and the Island Boys. Bring a chair.CDs and refreshments for sale. Oct. 21 - Down By the River Gospel concert to benefit the historicalWoodland UMC,held at St. Johns UMC Fellowship Hall, 300 N. Pine St., Seaford. 7 p.m. Gospel music with Jerry Jones, the Kings Ambassadors, and the Woodland UMC Choir. Emcee will be WBOC TVs Jimmy Hoppa. Tickets are $15. CDs andrefreshments for sale. Call 629-8528 for tickets. Oct. 23 - Park Lane Church of God, 209 Park Ln., Federalsburg, Md., Sunday morning service at 10:30. Oct. 30 - Friendship UMC, 10537 Friendship Rd., Berlin, Md., Sunday morning service at 10:15. For more information, call 228-4813.

St. Stephens events Join us for the following events at St. Stephens UMC, 101 E. State St., Delmar. For more information about any of the events below, contact the church office at 846-9501 or visit or on Facebook at delmarststephens. Sunday services - Join us on Sundays - 9 a.m. - Contemporary Praise Service; 10 a.m. - KIDZ & Adult Sunday school classes; 11 a.m. - Traditional Service & KIDZ Church Oct. 1 - Bus Trip - St. Stephens is hosting a bus trip - a day on your own in New York City - on Saturday, Oct. 1, to benefit the church. The bus will leave the North Salisbury Walmart at 5:30 a.m. Pick up at the Seaford Walmart is at 5:45 a.m. The bus will arrive in New York by 10 a.m. and depart at 7 p.m. There will be no additional stops going up or back. Cost is $45 per person and includes seat and donation to the church. To reserve your seat, call the church office at 846-9501. Oct. 15 - Fall Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Yard sale starts at 7:30 a.m. King family oyster sandwiches, Homeland Singers and Kings Ambassadors will perform, apples pie, apple dumplings, pumpkin pies, sweet potato pies, hamburgers, hot dogs, face painting for the kids. Church members locked up in a makeshift jail, silent auction, barrel train ride, hay wagon ride and more. November - 4th Annual Community Love Light Tree - This years tree in State Street Park will be the biggest yet - about 40 tall. The many lights are in honor of and in memory of loved ones - firefighters, police officers, military, cancer survivors and victims, and pets. All profits support the churchs mission work. The lighting ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday Nov. 27, the first day of Advent, with the Homeland Singers performing holiday music. Donations are needed for Operation We Care, which sends supplies to troops overseas. For more information, contact Brenda Morris or visit

Fall Festival at Wheatley UMC Wheatley Methodist Church Fall Festival will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Galestown Community Center, Galestown, Md. Breakfast sandwiches and yard & bake sales beginning at 7 a.m. Lunch includes oyster fritters, hamburger and hot dog sandwiches and homemade soupsbeginning at 11 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the restoration of 1873 Wheatley School currently serving as Wheatley Church Hall.

Union Wesley UMC Homecoming Union Wesley UMC, 32137 Powell Farm Rd., Frankford, will hold its annual Homecoming Service at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2. The Rev. Peggy Briggs will deliver the message, God can do all things but fail. All are welcome to hear the message and the John Wesley and Mt. Hope Choir and congregations. Reunite with family and friends at the luncheon at 2 p.m.

Annual Homecoming Service Portsville United Methodist Church will hold its 69th annual homecoming service at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9, at the church. Special music will be provided by Calvin Collins. A fried chicken dinner with the trimmings will be held after the service. All are welcome. The church is located four miles west of Laurel on Dogwood Lane.

Gospel Concert Down by the River is Oct. 21 The gospel concert Down by the River will take place on Friday, Oct. 21 at St. Johns UMC in Seaford. The concert will feature Jerry Jones and the Kings Ambassadors with Jimmy Hoppa as MC. Tickets are $15 and will be available at the door.

The concert will benefit the Woodland U.M. Church restoration fund. For tickets call 629--8528 or 629-5404.

Delmar Church of God of Prophecy sandwich sale The Delmar Church of God of Prophecy will hold a sandwich sale on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The church is located on Route 13 north at Dorothy Road in Laurel, three miles north of the Maryland/Delaware state line. The sale will feature oyster sandwiches, crab cakes, soft crabs, chicken salad, and more. There will also be baked goods, homemade ice cream and soups. Yard sale space is available for $10, call 443-235-5494. For more information, call the church phone at 302-875-7824.

Spaghetti Dinner United Methodist Men will have a spaghetti dinner at St. Johns Church on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 5-7 p.m. Contact St. Johns at 629-9466 or Dave Baker for tickets and details. Enjoy a day downtown at First Saturday for lunch and then walk to St. Johns for dinner.

Community Yard Sale All Saints Episcopal Church, 100 N. Tenth St., Delmar, will hold a Community Yard Sale from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 1. To reserve a $5 space or for more information, vendors should contact Marlena Hodgins at 410-896-9255 or Diana Young at 875-3917.

Fall Festival at Mt. Pleasant Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Mt. Pleasant Road, Laurel, will hold a Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your family and friends and enjoy oyster sandwiches, homemade chicken salad, homemade soups, homemade ice cream, along with a table of homemade baked goods. If you dont have a home church, we invite you on Sunday mornings at 10:45, for worship service.

Hymn Sing Union United Methodist Church will host a Hymn Sing and more to raise money for the scholarship fund on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m.A host of talented musicians and singers will share their faith in song. There will be refreshments and a live auction. For information, call the church office at 337-7409.

Multi-Family Yard Sale Multi Family Yard Sale at Abundant Life Christian Church located at the corner of Bethel Road in Laurel, on October 1, 7 am til? Vendors are welcome. 12 x 12 spaces are available for $ 10.00. Tables are not provided. Scrapple sandwiches, baked goods and drinks will be available for purchase. Please call 302-404-5146 and leave message.

Gospel Cafe welcomes Steve Conover Oct. 1 The Gospel Cafe welcomes Steve Conover, Gospel Ranger Music, on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Christ Evangelistic Church, located at 9802 Camp Road in Laurel. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. by My Turn to Cook Catering. The cost is $10, which includes entree, dessert and drink. The music celebration will take place at 6 p.m. For more information or for dinner tickets, call 302-875-5539. This is a fundraiser for the Good Ole Boy Foundation. Gospel Cafe is held the first Saturday of each month.

War Room to be shown Oct. 2 at Sailors Bethel UM Church On Sunday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m., Sailors Bethel United Methodist Church on Main Street in Bethel will show the movie War Room. Bring your family and friends and enjoy.

Free Clothing and Lunch The Seaford Wesleyan Church will be sponsoring a Free Clothing and Lunch event the second Saturday of each month. Location will be at the St Lukes Episcopal Church 202 North Street, Seaford De. Everyone is welcome. Any questions please contact the church @ 302-628-1020. Come and be BLESSED !!!

Christian writers meeting Do you want to write for publication? Have you written a book or story and want to know how to get it into print? If you answered yes, then consider joining Kingdom Writers Fellowship (KWF), a welcoming group of Christian writers who want to learn the craft of writing. KWF meets monthly at 6:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Alliance Church, Atlanta Road, Seaford. For more information, call 628-4594 or 858-2239.

Prayer and Share Centenary United Methodist Church in Laurel will be starting a Tuesday Evening Prayer and Share Service along with Praise Music on Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. Please come and join us.